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Richard Curran

Medal of Honor Recipients

Photo Richard Curran

Rank and organization: Assistant Surgeon, 33d New York Infantry. 
Place and date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862. 
Entered service at: Seneca Falls, N.Y. 
Born: 4 January 1838, Ireland. 
Date of issue: 30 March 1898. 
Citation: Voluntarily exposed himself to great danger by going to the fighting line there succoring the wounded and helpless and conducting them to the field hospital.